Hanging the Board and Shooting line:
The board is hung so that the center of the cork is 5ft 3in. from the floor.
The shooting line (aka foul line/oche/toe board) is 7Ft 3 in from the front of the board to the line.
American style darts uses 3 wooded darts with genuine turkey feathers.
The game consists of 9 innings.
The innings are represented by the numbers on the board, whereas inning 1 is represented by and inning two is represented by and so on.
The first player shoots the first inning using 3 darts. The white outer ring (triple) scores 3 points. The Red inner ring (Double) scores 2 point and the remainder of the inning (single) is worth one point. The bullseye and the Blue areas are outside of the inning and have no value. A score of 9 is a perfect score.
Each player shoots in turn, adding their score inning by inning until all 9 innings are completed. The player with the highest score after completion of 9 innings is the winner. If there is a tie after 9 innings, additional innings (10, 11, 12 … ) can be played to break the tie.
The score may be kept as follows:
Upper portion of inning is score for inning. Lower portion is accumulative score.